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DRUGS.COM: Men who pack on excess pounds as young adults are at heightened risk of developing prostate cancer, although the risk varies by ethnic group, say researchers from the University of Hawaii. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Obesity is not associated with increased risk of lymph node metastases in men undergoing radical prostatectomy and extended pelvic lymph node dissection. READ MORE>

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BIZ FACE FORUM: A new look at a large database of prostate cancer patients shows that obesity plays no favourites when it comes to increasing the risk of recurrence after surgery. Being way overweight is equally bad for blacks and whites, say researchers. READ MORE>

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CN MONEY.COM: Since the mid-1990s, US death rates for prostate cancer have fallen well below those of other countries, but life expectancy has suffered because of smoking and obesity. READ MORE>

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JULY 19: URO TODAY: Obese white men in the US show PSA levels much lower than those with normal weight, but more research is needed to find out if ethnic minorities show similar trends. READ MORE>

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JULY 5: URO TODAY: Obese men, especially those with a small prostate volume, may have lower baseline prostate specific antigen and, thus, be at higher risk for having prostate cancer undetected in a prostate specific antigen screening test. READ MORE>

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